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  • 10th Anniversary of the Gulf War
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    10th Anniversary of the Gulf War

    Former White House officials talked about Operation Desert Storm on the 10th Anniversary of the operation. Among the topics they addressed were the significance of the international…

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  • White House Announcement of Persian Gulf War
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    White House Announcement of Persian Gulf War

    Mr. Fitzwater, reading an announcement from President Bush, declared “the liberation of Kuwait has begun.” United States forces, Mr. Fitzwater announced, began an attack of Iraq dubbed “Desert…

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  • Anniversary of Persian Gulf War
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    Anniversary of Persian Gulf War

    Marlin Fitzwater, White House spokesperson, briefed reporters in the White House on U.S. relations with Iraq on the first anniversary of the beginning of the air war in the Persian Gulf…

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  • White House Daily Briefing
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    White House Daily Briefing

    Mr. Fitzwater spoke to reporters in the White House during the daily media briefing. Cameras are usually not allowed to record the White House daily briefing, but on this occasion they were…

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  • Iraq Signals Possible Withdrawal From Kuwait
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    Iraq Signals Possible Withdrawal From Kuwait

    White House press secretary Fitzwater spoke to reporters on the third day of the ground campaign of the coalition forces in the Middle East after Saddam Hussein had announced over Baghdad radio his…

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  • White House Daily Briefing
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    White House Daily Briefing

    Mr. Fitzwater, speaking to reporters in the briefing room at the White House, said the U.S. had serious reservations about the peace initiative put forward by the Soviets to attempt to end the…

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  • Reaction to Soviet Peace Proposal
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    Reaction to Soviet Peace Proposal

    Mr. Fitzwater spoke to reporters in the White House briefing room on President Bush’s reaction to a Soviet peace proposal to end the Persian Gulf war that had been drawn up earlier in the day in talks…

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  • Coalition Bombing of Civilian Facility
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    Coalition Bombing of Civilian Facility

    Mr. Fitzwater announced to reporters in the White House that coalition forces had bombed a military command and control center in Baghdad which had contained hundreds of Iraqi civilians at the…

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  • White House Daily Briefing
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    White House Daily Briefing

    Although President Bush’s original deadline for talks with Iraq was January 3, 1991, Mr. Fitzwater announced Bush’s offer to send Secretary of State James Baker to Geneva, Switzerland, to…

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  • White House News Conference
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    White House News Conference

    Mr. Fitzwater discussed Judge Souter’s nomination and the upcoming summit with Soviet President Gorbachev. He also announced that President Bush was seeking forgiveness by the U.S. of…

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  • Hostages in Iraq
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    Hostages in Iraq

    Mr. Fitzwater discussed the hostage situation in Iraq and Kuwait and restated the State Department decision to keep the embassies open.

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  • Events in the Persian Gulf
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    Events in the Persian Gulf

    Mr. Fitzwater reacted to a statement released earlier in the day by Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.

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